Physics

Scientists Send Quantum Data Through a Simulated Wormhole

For the first time, scientists have created a quantum computing experiment for studying the dynamics of wormholes — that is,…

2 months ago

What is the Maximum Number of Moons that Earth Could Have?

In a recent study published in Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, a team of researchers from the University of Texas at…

5 months ago

Large Hadron Collider Restarts, Shooting Protons at Record Energy Levels

Europe's Large Hadron Collider has started up its proton beams again at unprecedented energy levels after going through a three-year…

9 months ago

Don’t Be Surprised if EmDrive Experiments Never Work

Every few years the "EmDrive", a proposed method of generating rocket thrust without any exhaust, hits the news. Each time,…

2 years ago

Scientists Recreate the Density of a White Dwarf in the Lab

Inside a white dwarf, atoms are squeezed almost to the point of collape. Now we've created this matter in a…

2 years ago

Why Pulsars Are So Bright

When pulsars were first discovered in 1967, their rhythmic radio-wave pulsations were a mystery. Some thought their radio beams must…

3 years ago

Spacecraft was able to measure how long neutrons last before they decay

Using NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft's close encounters with Venus and Mercury, researchers were able to measure the lifetime of neutrons, an…

3 years ago

Could The Physical Constants Change? Possibly, But Probably Not

The laws of physics are rooted in universal physical constants. But what if these constants change over time?

3 years ago

Can wormholes act like time machines?

Time travel into the past is a tricky thing. We know of no single law of physics that absolutely forbids…

3 years ago

How Large Can A Planet Be?

When it comes to planets, the largest planet in the universe probably isn't the most massive.

3 years ago